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Technical Producer

February 5, 2022


The Technical Producer is a key role within our Production Team; supporting the Head of Production to coordinate, implement and execute all technical elements for TEDxMelbourne events - both in person and online. This role requires experience and knowledge working with and advising to senior stakeholders and suppliers the technical requirements of an event.

Strong organisational and communication skills are essential as well as an ability to work flexibly in a demanding and fast paced environment and an eye for detail and risk mitigation.

TEDxMelbourne is run by a team of committed volunteers, each offering their time, professional expertise and enthusiasm to produce inspiring TEDxMelbourne events.  Within this context the aim of the Volunteer Program is to ensure that TEDxMelbourne has a robust and viable workforce to deliver its programs. 

Reports to:

Head of Production 

Reported to by:


Works with:

The Technical Producer works closely with the Head of Production and Production/Event Leads and is supported by Event Coordinators, additional production personnel and other team members of TEDxMelbourne. 

On event days, supplementary volunteer support is provided.  

The Technical Producer is the main point of contact for audio/visual suppliers,  working closely with them (and the stage callers) to connect production to the rest of the TEDxMelbourne team, both on event/broadcast/streaming day and in the lead up to. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Oversee all the technical operations on event day, ensuring they run flawlessly
  • Works to gather and communicate requirements between departments in an efficient manner
  • Ensures all relevant technical equipment is available and operational ahead of time
  • Manages all technical operations on the day of the event.
  • Manage TEDxMelbourne Speaker slides to ensure a homogenous format and flawless presentation .
  • Supervise technical Bump-in & Bump-out activities.
  • Lead and train relevant production personnel in technical operations to ensure the successful execution of the event.


  • Slack
  • Trello
  • Google Drive
  • Other specialist tools

Key dates:

Meetings 1st Monday of each month, increasing to fortnightly and then weekly leading up to two main events of the year (approx. May and August)

Position Description
Position Description

TEDxMelbourne is a 100% volunteer run organisation – we have a vibrant and productive team, and are always on the lookout to add great skills and experience to that mix.

Curious to learn more about who you could be working with? Check out Our Team.

Please note: Due to the number of applications received, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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